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Nissitissit River
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Nissitissit River in Brookline, New Hampshire
Nissitissit River is located in New Hampshire
Nissitissit River
Nissitissit River is located in Massachusetts
Nissitissit River
Nissitissit River is located in the United States
Nissitissit River
Country United States
States New Hampshire, Massachusetts
Counties Hillsborough, NH, Middlesex, MA
Towns Brookline & Hollis, NH; Pepperell, MA
Physical characteristics
Main source Potanipo Pond
Brookline, NH
264 ft (80.5 m)
42°44′10″N 71°40′20″W / 42.73611°N 71.67222°W / 42.73611; -71.67222
River mouth Nashua River
Pepperell, MA
168 ft (51 m)
42°40′18″N 71°33′53″W / 42.67167°N 71.56472°W / 42.67167; -71.56472
Length 10.5 mi (16.9 km)

The Nissitissit River is a 10.5-mile-long (16.9 km) river in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts in the United States. It is a tributary of the Nashua River, itself a tributary of the Merrimack River, which flows to the Gulf of Maine. This river is part of the Nashua River Watershed.

The Nissitissit River begins at the outlet of Potanipo Pond in the town of Brookline, New Hampshire. It flows southeast at a very mild gradient, crossing the southwest corner of Hollis, New Hampshire, before entering Massachusetts, where it joins the Nashua River in the town of Pepperell.

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